|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 2 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Container:||Sterile spinal fluid collection tube or sterile container|
|Temperature:||Must be delivered to laboratory within 30 minutes after collection.|
|Rejection:||In transport longer than 30 minutes.|
|Normal:||Dependent upon fluid type.|
|Uses:||Used to measure the acidity, degree of acidity, alkalinity, degree of alkalinity in a fluid.|
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